Inês holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in blood vessel biology, blood stem cells, and cancer. Before that, she studied Cell and Molecular Biology at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and worked as a research fellow at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência.
Inês currently works as a Managing Science Editor, striving to deliver the latest scientific advances to patient communities in a clear and accurate manner.
Children, adolescents, and young adults with relapsed or refractory cancers — particularly those with lymphoma — have better responses to Genentech‘s immune checkpoint inhibitor Tecentriq (atezolizumab) if they have ... Read more
Patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) who for some reason discontinue their systemic treatments require more monthly emergency room visits, hospital admissions, and longer inpatient stays than those who ... Read more
The European Commission has approved the used of Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) in combination with standard chemotherapy for the initial treatment of advanced CD30-positive Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients in the European Union, Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland. The ... Read more
Adding Rituxan (rituximab) to standard first-line chemotherapy did not improve disease outcomes for people with primary central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma in a Phase 3 clinical trial, results show. ... Read more
Survivors of childhood Hodgkin’s lymphoma are 14 times more likely to develop a subsequent solid tumor than the general population, and this risk remains high for several decades post-diagnosis, ... Read more
A Phase 1/2 trial is evaluating Loxo Oncology‘s BTK inhibitor LOXO-305 in leukemia and lymphoma patients who failed, or were intolerant to, approved BTK inhibitors. The trial, so far being ... Read more
Patient dosing has begun in a Phase 3 trial comparing JHL Biotech‘s proposed biosimilar of rituximab JHL1101 to the original medicine, Rituxan (rituximab), in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), the company announced. ... Read more
A preconditioning chemotherapy regimen given before CD30.CAR-T therapy — a CAR T-cell therapy directed at CD30-positive cancers — seems to improve heavily treated lymphoma patients’ responses to the treatment, a Phase ... Read more
Truxima (rituximab-abbs), a biosimilar to Rituxan (rituxumab), has similar safety and efficacy as the original product in patients with advanced follicular lymphoma after two years, results from a Phase ... Read more
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